There are 4 ways to get from Harrisburg to Ithaca by bus, car, plane or train

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Bus  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg, PA to Scranton, PA 770
  2. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Binghamton, Ny 206 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 300

$54 - $107

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Harrisburg to Ithaca 209.4 miles

$20 - $30

Fly from Harrisburg  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Harrisburg (MDT) to Ithaca (ITH) MDT - ITH

$288 - $1,523

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Ithaca (ITH) PHL - ITH

$233 - $572

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The cheapest way to get from Harrisburg to Ithaca is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harrisburg to Ithaca is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harrisburg to Ithaca. However, there are services departing from Harrisburg, PA and arriving at Ithaca, Ny via Scranton, Pa and Binghamton, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 29 min.

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The distance between Harrisburg and Ithaca is 152 miles. The road distance is 209.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to Ithaca without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 29 min and costs $50 - $110.

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It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to get from Harrisburg to Ithaca, including transfers.

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Harrisburg to Ithaca bus services, operated by Fullington Trailways, depart from Harrisburg, PA station.

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to Ithaca is to bus which takes 6 h 29 min and costs $50 - $110. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $280 - $1,600 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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There is no direct flight from Harrisburg Airport to Ithaca Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 29 min and has one stopover.

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Harrisburg to Ithaca bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Ithaca, Ny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harrisburg to Ithaca is 209 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to drive from Harrisburg to Ithaca.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Harrisburg Airport to Ithaca Airport.

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  • Distance: 151.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 29 min

What companies run services between Harrisburg, PA, USA and Ithaca, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Harrisburg to Ithaca via Scranton, PA, Scranton, Pa, and Binghamton, Ny in around 6 h 29 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Harrisburg to Ithaca every 3 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Ithaca via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Philadelphia to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Ithaca via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Flights from Harrisburg to Ithaca via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Harrisburg, PA to Scranton, PA
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Scranton, Pa to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Bus from Binghamton, Ny to Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25

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